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Ethnic Identity: Problems and Prospects for the Twenty-First Century

by De George A. Vos, Takeyuki Tsuda & Lola Romanucci-Ross

In this thought-provoking reader of mostly new chapters, an international group of scholars link ethnicity to language, nationalism, localism, religion, and other issues in various crucial areas around the globe....


Designing the Green Economy: The Post-Industrial Alternative to Corporate Globalization

by Brian Milani

Designing the Green Economy explores realistically, and in detail, the worldOs enormous potential for human and ecological regeneration. It also explains why this potential has been suppressed or distorted by...


Engaging Europe: Rethinking a Changing Continent

by Evlyn Gould & George J., Jr. Sheridan

What and where and who is Europe? This unique collection contends that Europe cannot be defined as simply a particular geographic location or a group of citizens who inhabit the same place and share a culture....


Violence and Mental Health in Everyday Life: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Children and Adolescents

by Daniel J. Flannery

Clinical psychologist Daniel J. Flannery reveals the impact of violence and victimization in the lives of children and adolescents from a developmental perspective. He offers case studies and professional resources,...


Creating European Citizens

by Willem Maas

Exploring a key aspect of European integration, this clear and thoughtful book considers the remarkable experiment with common rights and citizenship in the EU. Explaining this innovation—why states cede their...


William James: Politics in the Pluriverse

by Kennan Ferguson

William James is known today as a philosopher of pragmatism. William James: Politics in the Pluriverse challenges this understanding. Ferguson traces the historical importance and contemporary possibilities...


Values and Valuables: From the Sacred to the Symbolic

by Cynthia Werner & Duran Bell

A group of distinguished anthropologists and economists discuss the value attached to material objects by different cultures. The authors consider the sacred nature of objects that are exchanged between individuals,...


Essays on Ayn Rand's the Fountainhead

by Robert Mayhew

In this unique study of The Fountainhead, Dr. Robert Mayhew brings together historical, literary, and philosophical essays that analyze the novel's style, its use of humor, and its virtues of productivity, independence,...


Democracy, Equality, and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy

by John E. Hill

Drawing on extensive written records of the thought of John Adams and Adam Smith, the father of modern capitalism, Dr. John E. Hill argues that these two great men advocated a balanced, values-based, and just...


Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment: The Irony of Constitutional Democracy

by Ralph A. Rossum

Abraham Lincoln worried that the 'walls' of the constitution would ultimately be leveled by the 'silent artillery of time.' His fears materialized with the 1913 ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment, which,...


Ethnic Community Builders: Mexican-Americans in Search of Justice and Power

by Francisco Jimenez, Alma M. García & Richard A. Garcia

This book consists of fourteen interviews with Mexican-American community activists of various stripes in San JosZ.


The Theory Toolbox: Critical Concepts for the New Humanities

by Jeffrey T. Nealon & Susan Searls Giroux

This text involves students in understanding and using the 'tools' of critical social and literary theory from the first day of class. It is an ideal first introduction before students encounter more difficult...


White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology

by Tukufu Zuberi & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

With an assemblage of leading scholars, White Logic, White Methods explores the possibilities and necessary dethroning of current social research practices, and demands a complete overhaul of current methods,...


What Is in a Rim?: Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea

by Arif Dirlik, Glenn Alcalay & Xiangming Chen

This pathbreaking, multidisciplinary work challenges our unthinking acceptance of such terms as 'Asia Pacific' and 'Pacific Rim.' Revealing the hidden power relationships and hegemonic struggles that are disguised...


Comparative Politics: Approaches and Issues

by Howard J. Wiarda & Esther M. Skelley

Beginning with an introduction to the field of comparative politics, this clear and complete text moves on to explore new, innovative directions in the field. Leading scholar Howard J. Wiarda explores its main...


Ecological Security: An Evolutionary Perspective on Globalization

by Dennis Clark Pirages & Theresa Manley DeGeest

Ecological Security moves the analysis of global environmental and resource issues to the next level by developing an 'eco-evolutionary' perspective for analyzing emerging problems associated with rapid globalization....


Displacing Natives: The Rhetorical Production of Hawai'i

by Wood

This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals...


East Asia and Globalization

by Samuel S. Kim

This clear and timely book presents the first sustained and structured analysis of globalization in the East Asian context, exploring the strategies used by East Asian countries to cope with the forces of globalization....


Ethnicities and Global Multiculture: Pants for an Octopus

by Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces beyond a limited...


Women Through Women's Eyes: Latin American Women in 19th Century Travel Accounts

by June E. Hahner

The nineteenth century was a period of peak popularity for travel to Latin America, where a new political independence was accompanied by loosened travel restrictions. Such expeditions resulted in numerous travel...